What does happiness data look like and and how is it being used? This presentation gives examples of how individuals, communities and non-profits, cities and companies are using Gross National Happiness Data.
1.An intervention to address low scores in governance: A political festival modeled after a Danish program: An annual three day public meeting for politicians, the public, journalists and NGOs
2. Parking Days one day whereby anyone transform a parking space into a mini-park. Here, a woman is giving away starts. 3. Pop-Up Parks 4. The US is the only wealthy nation without Paid Sick Leave Paid Vacation and Holidays Paid Maternity or Paternity Leave 5. Sick Leave Ordinances City of San Francisco- Ch. 12W of SF Administrative Code in Paid Sick Leave Ordinance includes part time and temp workers City of Seattle ordinance 123698 municipal code for paid sick leave and paid safe time 6. Easterlin Paradox 40 year study of nations across the globe Up to a salary of $75K for family of four, long and short term happiness increases a lot with more money After a salary of $75K, long term happiness increases are marginal or non- existent, short term increases in happiness do occur. 7. Mindfulness training Mindfulness programs at Apple, McKinstry Co. Proctor & Gamble, General Mills, Aetna & Google (Search Inside Yourself) Seahawks Super bowl 2014 8. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial- ShareAlike 4.0 International License. You may use, adapt and copy all material here as long as you: - Give attribution to The Happiness Initiative and those attributed in this work -Do not use for commercial purposes - Share your work To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/.